Gestur Vidarsson, Ph.D.Head of Immunoglobulin Research/PI, Experimental Immunohematology at Sanquin Research
Dr. Vidarsson is a principal investigator at the Department of Experimental Immunohematology, head of Immunoglobulin Research laboratory at Sanquin Research and a principal investigator of the Amsterdam University Medical Center, University of Amsterdam. He studied molecular biology in Iceland, completed his PhD from University of Utrecht with profs. drs. Ingileif Jonsdottir and Jan van de Winkel in 2000. Since then he completed a post doc at the Dutch Vaccine Institute, and has been at the not-for profit Blood organization Sanquin Research in Amsterdam since 2005. His work focuses on humoral Immune responses emphasizing on antibody biology in humans. This includes work on Fc-receptors, complement and antibody glycosylation where he studies its significance in human immune responses.